the otheroom

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80 Good

A predominantly beer and wine bar that’s dark, sexy, and swank without requiring stilettos.

143 Perry St., New York, NY, 10014


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The lowdown

The Soho original “the Room” is a shout-your-order scene, but the otheroom’s dark and sexy dimensions attract a more relaxed crowd. Low lighting, punctuated by stout candles, glances off the brick walls and plush, upholstered barstools, allow one to scan the chalkboard to the left of the bar before committing to the standard order — there’s a good mix of old- and new-world wines, ten draft beers including Sixpoint Sweet Action and Allagash White, and a couple of cocktails. Though the crowd is welcoming and friendly bartenders will never force you to mime for your order, martini fiends may struggle to find a home here — it’s primarily a beer and wine destination.

What you need to know

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized